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Lysons' account of London within twelve miles of the city (4 volumes, 1796).

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The Environs of London: volume 1County of Surrey

Daniel Lysons (1792)
Covers much of present-day south London, including Bermondsey, Croydon, Kingston-upon-Thames and Lambeth.

The Environs of London: volume 2County of Middlesex

Daniel Lysons (1795)
The first of two volumes covering the historic county of Middlesex, from Acton to Hayes.

The Environs of London: volume 3County of Middlesex

Daniel Lysons (1795)
The second volume covering Middlesex, from Hendon to Willesden.

The Environs of London: volume 4Counties of Herts, Essex & Kent

Daniel Lysons (1796)
Covers the metropolitan parts of the three counties, including East Barnet (Herts), Barking, East and West Ham and Walthamstow (Essex) and Deptford, Greenwich and Woolwich (Kent).